Finite Element Analysis of Aluminum Alloy at Many Die Channel Angles Using DEFORM-3D
Alok Soni1, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta2
1Alok Soni, Mechancal Engineering, GLA University, Mathura, India.
2Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Mechancal Engineering, GLA University, Mathura, India.
Manuscript received on 16 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 23 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 58-61 | Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1330058119/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.A1330.078219
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Abstract: Equal channel angular pressing (ECAP) is a technique used to impose strain in material which helps to increase the mechanical properties of a material. It is generally used to refine grain size of the material by passing sample through equal channel. In this study, analysis on frictional effect in equal channel angular pressing using aluminum 1100 has been done by using FEM software DEFORM-3D version 10.1. Dies with different channel angle were designed with the help CATIA. This study shows the effect of friction with different die channel angle. It has been found that with the increase in friction, reduction in corner gap is found (dead zone), which may cause material damage and improve strain distribution homogeneity. The result obtained with FEM simulation are compared to those obtained theoretically, thus it is found that the current study is in good agreement to the theoretically result.
Key Words: Die Channel Angle, Equal Channel Angular Pressing, Finite Element Analysis, Friction, Strain.
Scope of the Article: 3D Printing